Bucks' Parker, Ennis medically cleared to play against 76ers

November 2, 2015

MILWAUKEE (AP) Bucks forward Jabari Parker and guard Tyler Ennis have been medically cleared to play Wednesday at home against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Parker, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2014 draft, has been recovering from surgery in January to repair a torn ACL in his left knee. The Bucks have taken a cautious approach with him, which will continue in his return.

''He'll be limited in minutes and we hopefully can build that. We have a plan,'' coach Jason Kidd said before Monday's game at the Brooklyn Nets. ''We'll see about the back-to-backs early on. He probably won't play in the back-to-backs.''

Kidd said the minutes limit probably would be in the 15-20 range.


''That sounds pretty good,'' Parker said. ''Even 20 is a big number. I just go with what I'm given.''

Ennis was sidelined with a shoulder injury. The 21-year-old averaged 3.7 points, 2.2 points and 1.1 rebounds in 33 games last season with the Bucks and the Phoenix Suns. He was acquired from Phoenix in a three-team trade in February.